Flag Day celebrations in WNY

People wave the American flag as the presidential motorcade passes in White Haven, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Many will be celebrating Flag Day on Wednesday as the United States flag reaches its 240th anniversary.

Here is a list of events for the holiday:


Flag Day Celebration – Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, 1 Naval Park Cove – Find more information here. 

9th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony – Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1411 Delaware Ave. – Students march to Forest Lawn at 10 a.m. and the event starts at 10:30.


Flag Day Ceremony – Hyde Park, Robbins Dr. – 7-7:30 p.m.

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